As Traditional Unions Decline, Fight For $15 Leader Envisions Stronger Modern Labor Movement on Horizon
– NY Daily News
David Rolf, architect of the Fight for $15 campaign, outlines his three priorities during the Trump administration and challenges unions to “adapt or die.”
Counting Croutons: Restaurants Tally Items for Calorie Rules
– The New York Times
Restaurant and grocery chains scrambling to post calorie counts on their menus by spring have peppered the Food and Drug Administration with queries that offer a window – often complex, occasionally comic – into the ingredient riddles they are trying to solve.
The Rate of Hiring and Job-Quitting Appears Stuck in a Rut
– The Wall Street Journal
Over the past year, the levels of quitting and hiring haven’t made any progress. Hiring plunged during the recession, but by the end of 2015 the rate had climbed to a post-recession high of 3.8%. For the past eight months, it has hovered below that rate.
Andy Puzder Is One Reason That Some Restaurant CEOs Are ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About 2017
From CNBC: Restaurant executives have quite a few reasons to be optimistic about 2017, but Andy Puzder could be the biggest one.